building bridges: sharing of nwyfre

we have no scientific instruments that can verify the claims of seers who talk to plant spirits. absence of evidence is not evidence of absence, and besides, is the subjective experience of millions of believers since the dawn of time not evidence? obviously, it’s unscientific to go beyond the evidence so far as to say it isn’t.

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birth journeys: an animistic approach to birth, neurosis and the enchantment of being human

birth journeys an animistic approach to birth, neurosis and the enchantment of being human by vyvyan ogma wyverne ‘we fear perdition at every death, and death at every birth.’ …………….. máire, a spirit guide. neurosis exists before birth.  that which incarnates through birth as a human being or animal is complex and extensive, and its […]

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credible druidry: introduction

could a deadly druid charm uttered by a scared 5th century wizard, aimed at a nebulous, perhaps terrifying form looming out of the future at him/her from the 21st century, the shadow of a legend-probing celtic historian or modern druid seeking the true nature of the old druid, strike that seeker dead? scary thought!

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what is enchantment?

the power of enchantment ranges from a melody’s power to delight a listener to that of a magnet to draw iron; from the power of an idea or attitude to captivate and conquer, to the power of someone’s bad mood to spoil a good day, or cheerfulness to redeem a bad one.

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an animistic conception of mind

i get the idea that some scientists are beguiled by the tininess of atoms and the supertininess of their inner components to the point of imagining that they are working close to the limits of detail, the tinier particles being too small and too ephemeral to have much structure, and can therefore are too simple to have minds. it’s as if they are still looking for the simplest building blocks of matter, which is very naive of them, and i will show you why.

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sorry ritual for calling home the dispossessed.

Aboriginal tribal elders from the western desert tell us that we have to ‘talk up the land’, retrieve that vitalising enchantment, and actively will the spirit animals to come back and reinvest in their species on earth. Some of them have gone, and their animals seem doomed to die out, but they can be called back through ritual magic and their species saved from extinction. The aborigines, still culture-shocked and spiritually devastated, need our help to do this.

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